As medical schools consider ways to expand, one clear trend has emerged–international collaboration.
Explore this issueAugust 2011
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Large medical schools such as Duke University in Durham, N.C., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, and Weill Cornell Medical College in New York have all opened (or are about to open) campuses abroad. Other schools are supporting the development of medical schools abroad. Still others are encouraging more students to participate in global exchange programs and more faculty to take sabbaticals to teach abroad.
Although rheumatology is only one part of the medical school curriculum, the subspecialty still benefits from participating in these growing collaborations.
The Lure of Medical Study Abroad
Just why are international campuses becoming more common?